|Check Point Reference:||CPAI-2020-1004|
|Date Published:||13 Oct 2020|
|Last Updated:||13 Oct 2020|
|Protection Provided by:||
|Who is Vulnerable?|
|Vulnerability Description||A code execution vulnerability exists in Microsoft Windows Media Foundation. The vulnerability is due to improper validation of H265 media files. A remote attacker could exploit the vulnerability by enticing a victim user to open a maliciously crafted media file or open the folder containing the file.|
This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.
In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.
This protection's log will contain the following information:
Attack Name: Content Protection Violation.
Attack Information: Microsoft Windows Media Foundation H265 Stream Parsing Remote Code Execution (CVE-2020-16915)